Moussaoui judge cancels TSA lawyer court appearance

[JURIST] US District Judge Leonie Brinkema issued an order [PDF text] late Friday quashing a subpoena [JURIST report] that had been issued for Transportation Security Administration lawyer Carla Martin [Wikipedia profile] in the sentencing trial of Zacarias Moussaoui [JURIST news archive]. Brinkema did not specify why she canceled Martin's court appearance that was scheduled for Monday, though Martin's lawyers had reportedly sought to block her appearance [AP report].

Martin has been accused of coaching witnesses [JURIST report] and disclosing the government's case in violation of a sequestration order [PDF text]. AP has more.

 

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